Bart Starr, Green Bay quarterback and catalyst of Lombardi's powerhouse 1960s teams, dies at 85.
Roger Federer is in action on the opening day of the French Open.
Simon Pagenaud likely saved his job by giving Roger Penske a golden Indianapolis 500 victory.
NFL players may be more likely to die from brain diseases and heart problems than major league baseball players but the reasons are unclear.
From his giant hilltop palace perched over the streets of the tiny Principality's winding streets Prince Albert has seen many races at the Monaco Grand Prix. But he's never seen anyone from Monaco actually winning.
Alexander Rossi did everything he could to win his second Indy 500, waging a dramatic duel with Simon Pagenaud in the closing laps on Sunday.
Finally, the finals: Raptors to play for their first title, against two-time reigning champion Warriors.
Christian Bale and Matt Damon will wave green flags to start the Indy 500 on Sunday.
Tobin Heath gifted goal by goalkeeper error early in the first half, Mallory Pugh and Christen Press score late in the second, United States beat Mexico 3-0 in World Cup send-off match.
The French Open has a stunning new court, surrounded on all four sides by greenhouses filed with exotic plants.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wound back the years as the Manchester United manager came off the bench to score for Alex Ferguson's side against Bayern Munich in the "Treble Reunion" match, 20 years to the day after United won the 1999 Champions League final.
The latest from Stanley Cup Final media day.
The French Open is underway: Under sunny skies, former No. 1 Angelique Kerber is playing 81st-ranked Anastasia Potapova in the opening match on Court Philippe Chatrier.
Indianapolis 500 could be driven by storms, with rain very much in the forecast.
LEADING OFF: Price pulled after feeling ill, Blue Jays struggle to hit, homer-prone Hess at Coors Field.
Austin Hedges connected for a grand slam and the San Diego Padres hit a franchise-record seven home runs to romp past the Toronto Blue Jays 19-4 for their fifth straight win.
Addison Russell homers as Chicago Cubs top Cincinnati Reds 8-6.
Kevin Na settled for a 1-under 69 a day after going low at Colonial again, taking a two-shot lead after the third round over a group that included local favorite Jordan Spieth and 2003 U.S. Open champion Jim Furyk.
Kole Calhoun drove in the tying run in the ninth inning with an RBI double and then score the winner on pinch-hitter Jared Walsh's single to left field as the Los Angeles Angels rallied for a 3-2 win over the Texas Rangers.
Leonard has 27 points and 17 rebounds as Raptors overcome 15-point deficit to beat Bucks 100-94 in Game 6, advance to first NBA Finals.
One of the busiest days in motorsports features races in F1, IndyCar and NASCAR.
Valencia beat Barcelona 2-1 in the final of the Copa del Rey, denying Lionel Messi the chance to lead his team to a fifth consecutive domestic cup title.
Defending champ Paul Broadhurst waits out delays, opens 2-shot lead at Senior PGA.
Stakes are high as Bucks, Raptors meet in Game 6 of Eastern Conference finals on Saturday night.
Mark Stone scored his tournament-leading eighth goal, Matt Murray made 39 saves and Canada beat the Czech Republic 5-1 to advance to face Finland in the world hockey championship final.
Tyler Reddick wins Xfinity race at Charlotte for 2nd victory in 3 races.
Ferrari had mixed fortunes in third and final practice for the Monaco Grand Prix on Saturday.
Celtic wrapped up a domestic treble for an unprecedented third straight season after beating Hearts 2-1 in the Scottish Cup Final on Saturday.
Bayern Munich captain Manuel Neuer returned from six weeks injured to help his side complete a domestic double with a 3-0 win over Leipzig in the German Cup final.
U.S. star Megan Rapinoe gave FIFA some kicks two weeks ahead of the World Cup, maintaining the sport's top executives are not doing enough to close a huge gender disparity in investment.
Teaira McCowan's layup at the buzzer lifted the Indiana Fever to an 81-80 win over the New York Liberty in the season opener.
Art Briles, the former Baylor football coach fired three years ago after an investigation found the school had mishandled allegations of sexual misconduct and violence, has been hired to lead an East Texas high school program.
Simona Halep is experiencing something new at the French Open this year, coming to Paris as the defending champion.
Richard Carapaz of Ecuador won the grueling 14th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Saturday to move into the overall lead.
Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo says second-year manager Dave Martinez's job is safe for now despite Washington's sluggish start to the season.
Blue Jays prospect Cavan Biggio, the son of Hall of Famer Craig Biggio, was brought up by Toronto and set to make his major league debut against San Diego.
Jonas Blixt holed out from 132 yards for eagle on No. 17, highlighting a 6-under 64 that gave him the second-round lead at Colonial.
Trevor Story hits game-ending homer as Colorado Rockies rally past Baltimore Orioles 8-6.
Five current Bruins players carry knowledge from Boston's most recent Stanley Cup triumph in 2011, and loss and in 2013.
Indianapolis 500 hype abounds for IndyCar in a renaissance.
LEADING OFF: Morton's unbeaten streak, Biggio's bid for his 1st hit, Wacha's move to the bullpen.
The federal judge overseeing the $1 billion NFL concussion settlement has terminated three of four lead lawyers on the case, weeks after a hearing aired their complaints.
Clemson tight end Braden Galloway and offensive lineman Zach Giella will miss the season after an NCAA panel rejected Clemson's appeal of a drug test before the Cotton Bowl.
Kansas forward Silvio De Sousa will be eligible to play next season.
French local officials say that an explosion in the city of Lyon has caused minor injuries to eight people.
A person familiar with the decision says that Breanna Stewart will act as an ambassador for the WNBA this season after the reigning MVP tore her Achilles over the winter and is out for the year.
An internal Indianapolis police investigation has determined that a detective didn't violate department policies by working with USA Gymnastics' former chief executive to deflect criticism of the organization's child abuse reporting policies.
Former Blues captain will David Backes will have to go through his old team if he is going to win the Stanley Cup for the first time.
Sports legends were in Boston to honor basketball great John Havlicek.
The Latest: Chris Windom plans to start Freedom 100 on Carb Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway after harrowing sprint car crash during Hoosier Hundred at Indiana State Fairgrounds.
Kawhi Leonard scored 35 points, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 105-99 Thursday night to grab a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference finals.
Kevin Durant hasn't progressed to on-court work as he recovers from strained right calf; Warriors expect he'll play at some point in Finals.
Giannis Antetokounmpo and James Harden were unanimous selections to an All-NBA team that could mean big payoffs for Damian Lillard and Kemba Walker.
Derby and Aston Villa meet at Wembley Stadium on Monday in the League Championship playoff final as they look to secure promotion to the Premier League.
Tony Finau shot a 6-under 64 to take a one-shot lead over local favorite Jordan Spieth and Roger Sloan at Colonial on Thursday.
Mychal Givens walked Aaron Hicks with the bases loaded to force in the tiebreaking run in the ninth inning, and the New York Yankees defeated the Baltimore Orioles 6-5 to complete a four-game sweep.
Lucas Giolito pitched a four-hitter for his first major league shutout, rookie Eloy Jiménez hit his third homer in two games and the Chicago White Sox beat the Houston Astros 4-0.
Joe Gibbs is enjoying a successful career in NASCAR after being selected to the Hall of Fame.
LEADING OFF: Marlins streaking in right direction, Sale faces Astros again, Orioles finally return to Coors Field.
The spectacular flop of Fernando Alonso and his McLaren team to qualify for this year's Indy 500 may have raised some eyebrows among F1 rivals overseas.
The Minnesota Twins tied a franchise record with eight home runs _ including two apiece by Miguel Sano and Jonathan Schoop _ in a 16-7 victory over the Los Angeles Angels.
A French judicial official says Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been placed under investigation for suspected corruption.
The University of Maryland will have medical staff tending to the school's sports teams employed outside of the athletics department.
New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia on the 10-day injured list with right knee inflammation.
An arbitrator has upheld Slava Voynov's one-season NHL suspension but is giving him credit for serving half of it in 2018-19.
Carlos Gómez hit a go-ahead three-run homer in the eighth inning, helping the New York Mets overcome a rally started by Washington manager Dave Martinez's heated ejection to beat the Nationals 6-4 and cap off a four-game sweep.
Garrett Cooper hit a grand slam with two outs in the ninth inning and the Miami Marlins won their sixth in a row, rallying past Detroit 5-2 to finish a terrible homestand for the Tigers.
The Latest on the Indianapolis 500: NBC has taken the "Today" show to Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Thursday as part of its salute to "Hidden Heroes".
New York Jets coach Adam Gase insists he had no input on the firing of general manager Mike Maccagnan and says he never asked team chairman and CEO Christopher Johnson to make a change.
NFL owners have given the competition committee the go-ahead to decide whether to refine the new rule allowing replay challenges involving pass interference.
Bruins, Blues meet in Stanley Cup Final that's 49 years in the making.
Defensive Player of the Year Rudy Gobert and MVP finalists Giannis Antetokounmpo and Paul George were the leading vote-getters for the All-Defensive first team.
Tiger Woods to tee it up at Memorial before going to the US Open at Pebble.
AP Source: Michigan hires Juwan Howard as basketball coach.
Gunner Halter hit a run-scoring single in the bottom of the 17th inning and Mississippi State beat LSU 6-5 just after 3 a.m. CDT to end the longest game by time in Southeastern Conference Tournament history at 6 hours, 43 minutes.
Juncos Racing has signed deals with insurance company NFP and Global Medical Response to sponsor the No. 32 car that Kyle Kaiser will drive in the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500.
Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic provide the key story lines at the 2019 French Open.
LEADING OFF: Cano exits after running out grounder, JD Martinez ailing, Nola pitching better.
Tony Stewart headlines a Joe Gibbs racing trio elected to the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
A woman will stand trial on allegations she beat her mother and shaved her head because she thought the older woman was listening to the Pittsburgh Steelers' game too loudly on the radio.
NASCAR is buying International Speedway in a deal worth about $2 billion.
Colonial Country Club is the longest-running host of a PGA Tour event played on its original site, a fact that seemed in jeopardy not too long ago.
Cole Hamels struggled in his first start against his original team, Albert Almora Jr. hit his first career grand-slam and the Chicago Cubs rallied from an early three-run deficit with three homers, beating the Philadelphia Phillies 8-4 Wednesday night.
Duke wins a thriller as Miranda Wang wins the last of 3 matches that go overtime.
Criticized for not running hard, Mets second baseman Robinson Canó strained his left quadriceps hustling up the first base line.
The Boston Bruins are hoping to end the city's (3-month) championship drought with a victory over the St. Louis Blues for the NHL title.
Notre Dame basketball coach Mike Brey says NCAA granting too many waivers that allow players who transfer to compete immediately.
A person with knowledge of the situation says the 2022 World Cup will have 32 teams, with FIFA scrapping proposal to expand tournament to 48 nations.
The NFL's draft road show is headed to Cleveland and Kansas City. To celebrate the Browns' 75th anniversary, the 2021 draft will be held in Cleveland.
USOC leader: Reform possible with or without input from Congress.
Coming off a surprising appearance in the Big Ten title game, Northwestern and coach Pat Fitzgerald replace a four-year starting quarterback with former five-star recruit this season.
The IOC will vote next month on whether to remove AIBA from organizing the boxing competition at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Another Olympic medalist criticizes IAAF's testosterone regulations, refuses to take hormone-reducing medication.
Maximum Security breezes through leisurely workout at Monmouth Park in New Jersey.
Lowry scores 25 points as Raptors beat Bucks 120-102 to even Eastern Conference finals at 2 games apiece.
Blues beat Sharks 5-1, advance to face Bruins in Stanley Cup Final.
For the first time in 42 years, the Bills have a player wearing O.J. Simpson's former No. 32.
Prosecutors to call 1st of 5 women to testify at rape trial of Kellen Winslow Jr.; defense lawyers argue the sex was consensual.
NFL owners meeting Wednesday will consider a proposal to refine the new rule that allows challenges involving pass interference, and also may announce locations to host upcoming drafts.
Michael Phelps to be honored for sharing story of depression, helping to de-stigmatize mental health issues.
Atlantic City's Borgata casino is investing $12 million in a new sports betting and entertainment project.
LEADING OFF: Nats' Scherzer vs. Mets' deGrom in a rematch of opener; Cubs' Hamels starts against Phillies for the first time.
Keith Thurman keeps calling Manny Pacquiao a legend, then promises to end Pacquiao's career.
One of the former skating partners of two-time U.S. pairs champion John Coughlin has accused him in a series of social media posts of sexually assaulting her over a 2-year period.
New Cavaliers coach John Beilein ready to begin 'renaissance' with Cleveland.
The Blues are within one win of their first Stanley Cup Final since 1970 and Vladimir Tarasenko and Jaden Schwartz have played huge roles.
Justin Verlander of the Houston Astros is pitching a no-hitter through six innings against the Chicago White Sox.
FIFA says it is working toward a solution with the local organizing committee in France after some fans buying tickets for the Women's World Cup were not given seats together.
A Florida judge has delayed the trial of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft on a misdemeanor charge that he paid for sex at a massage parlor.
Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urías was reinstated from administrative leave by Major League Baseball.
Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird needs arthroscopic surgery on her left knee and will be out indefinitely, another big blow for the defending WNBA champs.
Canada beats US 3-0 to win group, with both teams in quarterfinals at hockey worlds in Slovakia.
Podcast looks at Moe Berg, a big league catcher who became a big time spy during World War II.
Attention shifts to grid of 33 after soap opera surrounding McLaren's failed bid to qualify for the Indy 500.
Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda, who won two of his titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry, has died. He was 70.
Lawyers representing many of the men who say they were sexually abused by a now-dead Ohio State team doctor say the university should release the names of coaches and others who allegedly knew about the abuse but didn't act.
Arsenal says Henrikh Mkhitaryan will be staying at home when the team plays Chelsea in the Europa League final because of concerns about political tension between his native Armenia and Azerbaijan, which is hosting the game.
IOC confident Tokyo Olympics can resolve complaints for sports federations over budget cuts.
McLaren head Zak Brown acknowledges team was woefully unprepared for Indianapolis 500, details long list of errors and oversights that sabotaged Fernando Alonso's quest to make race.
On a hectic day at Citi Field, the slumping New York Mets have announced they are sticking with embattled manager Mickey Callaway "for the foreseeable future" _ and sidelined slugger Yoenis Cespedes broke his right ankle in an accident on his ranch.
Draymond Green had 18 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists, including a key 3-pointer in overtime, and the Golden State Warriors advanced to the NBA Finals for the fifth straight year with a 119-117 victory Monday to sweep the Portland Trail Blazers.
LEADING OFF: Germán tries for 9th win, facing Orioles; Kershaw pitches against Rays for only second time.
New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius played five innings of defense and went 2 for 4 with a walk at extended spring training in his first game action since Tommy John surgery on Oct. 17.
Brooks Koepka doesn't need dominance or style points to prove his worth as a major champion.
South Carolina legislators are expected to clear the final hurdle to giving the Carolina Panthers up to $120 million in tax breaks to move their practice fields and team headquarters out of North Carolina.
The Los Angeles Lakers have introduced Frank Vogel as coach after comments from Magic Johnson that general manager Rob Pelinka was largely responsible for his resignation as president of basketball operations.
Former NFL No. 1 draft pick Kellen Winslow Jr. is going on trial in California on accusations that he raped two woman last year and also raped an unconscious 17-year-old girl.
Draymond Green shows a more mature side for Golden State Warriors.
The sister of a former NBA player Sebastian Telfair has been accused of threatening a witness who took the stand last month at his New York City gun-possession trial.
Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott was handcuffed by police after a scuffle involving event staff at a Las Vegas music festival but was not arrested.
NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo has agreed to fund the construction of an indoor basketball court in a fire-ravaged area outside Athens where at least 100 people were killed last summer.
Jaden Schwartz, Vladimir Tarasenko lead St. Louis Blues past San Jose Sharks 5-0 in Game 5.
Leonard scores 36, Siakam has 25 as Raptors beat Bucks 118-112 in double OT, cut conference finals deficit to 2-1.
One of the breakouts at the Cannes Film Festival is a comedy about a male friendship that developed over many years and hundreds of miles on their bikes.
In step toward viable pro league, more than 200 top women's hockey players form union.
A San Diego County jury has heard opening statements in the trial of former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. on counts of rape and other crimes.
Retired two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Al Unser Jr. has been arrested in central Indiana and charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
So-Close Slam: Dustin Johnson's late charge isn't enough, takes 2nd to Koepka at the PGA Championship.
McLaren is down to its final chance to make the Indy 500 and rain has slowed its preparations.
After getting supportive messages from Tiger Woods and Michael Jordan the night before, Harold Varner III could not have had a better start to the final round of the PGA Championship.
The San Jose Sharks could be headed into their fifth elimination game of the postseason short-handed.
Even after a loss to Boston snapped their 10-game winning streak, the Houston Astros have the best record and best run differential in the major leagues.
Formula One champ Fernando Alonso passes on chance for seat at Indy 500.
LEADING OFF: Callaway speculation, Guerrero surge, Price back, Springer out.
Michael Chavis homered, Xander Bogaerts hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh inning and the Boston Red Sox averted a sweep against Houston with a 4-3 victory that snapped the Astros' 10-game winning streak.
A federal judge in Philadelphia says retired NFL players seeking testing as part of a $1 billion concussion settlement must see a doctor close to home to prevent fraud and "doctor shopping".
Brooks Koepka closing in on elite company at the PGA Championship.
Brooks Koepka's coronation in PGA Championship nearly got blown off the golf course.
NASCAR and its fans had to like what it saw from the sport's annual All-Star Race, thrilling passes, side-by-side racing and even an old fashioned brawl at the end.
The Chicago Cubs have dropped their protest over the pitching delivery of Washington reliever Sean Doolittle.
ACEY-DEUCEY: Lucas Bjerregaard and playing partner Lucas Glover did the old 1-2 on No. 17 at Bethpage Black in the final round of the PGA Championship.
The Latest on the PGA Championship: Maybe Rich Beem wasn't simplified satisfied making the cut at Bethpage Black.
Bryce Harper homered for the second straight day and pinch-hitter J.T. Realmuto also went deep to help the Philadelphia Phillies complete a three-game sweep of the Colorado Rockies with a 7-5 victory.
Sandy Alcantara pitched a two-hitter in a pitching duel with Noah Syndergaard, and the Miami Marlins beat the reeling New York Mets 3-0 to complete a three-game sweep.
Simon Pagenaud earns first career Indianapolis 500 pole; Ed Carpenter to start second.
The Oakland Athletics led the Detroit Tigers 5-3 in the bottom of the seventh inning when the game was suspended because of rain.
Portland's Damian Lillard says separated his ribs in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors.
Hyun-Jin Ryu threw seven shutout innings to extend his major league-leading streak to 31, Cody Bellinger hit his 17th homer and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat Cincinnati Reds 8-3 on Sunday.
'Extremely good shot' Preakness winner War of Will runs in Belmont to close out Triple Crown season.
McLaren used a lengthy rain delay at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to patch together a car it will desperately try to qualify for the race.
Karolina Pliskova captured the biggest clay-clay-court title of her career by beating Johanna Konta 6-3, 6-4 Sunday in the Italian Open final.
Deontay Wilder emphatically got back into the win column, knocking out Dominic Breazeale with an overpowering right hand in the first round to defend his heavyweight title.
Mike Trout drove a long homer for the 250th of his career, Shohei Ohtani also went deep and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 6-3.
Draymond Green had 20 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Portland Trail Blazers 110-99 for a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference finals.
Maybe no one is going to catch Brooks Koepka at the PGA Championship, but the rest of the field still has plenty to play for.
Dustin Johnson blows chance to go head to head vs Koepka in final round of PGA Championship with bogey on No. 18.
Cubs manager Joe Maddon protested Chicago's 5-2 loss to the Nationals after twice coming out to complain about Washington closer Sean Doolittle's delivery.
Lionel Messi scored twice to hit the 50-goal mark for the sixth time in his career on Sunday while Real Madrid put a fittingly poor ending to its worst season in recent memory after losing in the final round of the Spanish league.
Bob Baffert-trained Improbable remains the favorite to win the Preakness.
Unencumbered by a jockey and suddenly free to run wherever he darn pleased, Bodexpress decided to take a shot at winning the Preakness.
Kyle Larson got a big push and a big win in the NASCAR All-Star Race.